Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 5

No matter how many new games are unveiled at a convention, even the most shiny and attractive ones to dazzle and captivate you, there are always a contingent of gamers who can’t help but continually look straight past them and...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 4

Gen Con may cast a heavy spotlight on the physical games as the primary focus of the event, but it’s hardly the only notable thing that occurs there. In addition to the multitude of panels, demos, game sessions, and events...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 3

When it comes to tabletop gaming, predicting any kind of market behavior is almost always a guessing game. No matter how much data you accumulate, how many experts you consult, or how much ad time you buy, humans are only...
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 2

For those who have never attended a mammoth sized board game convention such as Gen Con, one thing to realize when deciding whether or not you want to partake for the first time is precisely that: it is an expo....
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Gen Con 2019 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 1

Like a flock of origami swan flying home to roost, thousands of gamers from across the world once again recently descended on Indianapolis to engage in the massive, sprawling board gaming convention that was Gen Con 2019. And then some....
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Seven Off-Radar Games At Gen Con 2019

Gen Con 2019 approaches! If you follow even the most modest of board game media content, it’s hard to have not heard that the largest board game convention in North America and its much touted Best Four Days in Gaming...
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Origins 2019 Recap: See You In Six Weeks

Conventions can be a strange thing to encapsulate, regardless of their size, audience, or industry. They can be small and intimate, a gathering of individuals coming together over a shared interest, whose focus is primarily on the human experience of...
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Going Unplugged: Not Your Average PAX

No convention is going to be enticing to all people at all times. Just as there are innumerable genres, subgenres, and individual preferences that compete for your attention and your budget, no one single convention is going to perfect for...
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Five Games We’d Get At Essen 2018…If We Were Going

For North American audiences, the largest convention of the year is Gen Con: a massive, sprawling, and even intimidating convention annually showcasing many, many new titles. It’s at least three times larger than the next biggest US board game convention...
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Gen Con 2018 Recap: Deluxe Edition – Part 5

No matter how many new games get shown off at a convention, even one with as many shiny new options to captivate your free time, there is always a contingent of gamers who can’t help but continually look past them...
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